Yara Matar is a Senior Consultant at SEEK Development. She brings to SEEK, her extensive experience in strategy, governance, organizational design, and economic development. At SEEK, she supports clients in developing their long-term strategies and aligning their organizational structure to their mission and strategic goals.
Prior to joining SEEK, Yara worked for over 5 years in management consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton and Boston Consulting Group, based out of their Beirut and Dubai offices. During that time, she focused on developing sectoral strategies and national agendas for Gulf countries, setting up philanthropies in the Middle East, designing and updating the governance and organizational structure of public sector entities, and overseeing the implementation of large-scale government transformation programs.
Yara holds a Master of Public Administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Saint Joseph University in Beirut.